Friday, April 16, 2021

Research

Information Bedlam: Russian and Chinese Information Operations During Covid-19

By Edward Lucas, Jake Morris, Corina Rebegea, for CEPA PDF file is here. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The covid-19 public health crisis involves more than a fight against...

On The Brink Of A New Cold War: Strengthening The Kremlin’s Anti-European Rhetoric: Main...

By Maria Avdeeva, for iSANS The Kremlin is intimidating Europe with a military threat and at the same time is stepping up anti-European propaganda. This is...

Media literacy index of Ukrainians

By Detector Media The report based on the data of the quantitative research conducted by the research agency "Info Sapiens" was compiled at the request...

Understanding online false information in the UK

By Ofcom As part of our duty to promote media literacy, we undertake research into how people access and use information online. This paper contributes to...

When Fact-Checking and ‘BBC Standards’ Are Helpless: ‘Fake Newsworthy Event’ Manipulation and the Reaction...

By Artem Zakharchenko 1,Tomáš Peráček 2,Solomiia Fedushko 3,*,Yuriy Syerov 3 and Olha Trach 3, for MDPI 1Institute of Journalism, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, 02000 Kyiv, Ukraine 2Department of Information Systems, Faculty...

Putin’s ‘Kittens’: How The Kremlin’s Top Ally in Ukraine Is Using Troll Armies to...

By Volodymyr Yermolenko, for UkraineWorld Victor Medvedchuk, Vladimir Putin’s key ally in Ukraine and the leader of the pro-Russian “Opposition Platform For Life” party, has...

Truthers Against Tragedy: How Kremlin Fans Are Trying To Discredit the MH17 Investigation On...

By Vitalii Rybak, for UkraineWorld Russia is using disinfo networks on Twitter to discredit the tribunal prosecuting those accused of being responsible for the MH17...

Americans who rely on social media or word of mouth for news are the...

By Sarah Scire, NiemanLab In 2016, there were more non-voters than voters who cast ballots for either Democrats or Republicans. Who will sit out again...

What Makes Fake News Feel True When It Isn’t? For One Thing, Hearing It...

By Laura Hazard Owen, for NiemanLab “The more often participants had heard a statement, the more likely they were to attribute it to Consumer Reports...

Exposure to social engagement metrics increases vulnerability to misinformation

By Mihai Avram, Nicholas Micallef, Sameer Patil, Filippo Menczer, for Misinformation Review, Harward Kennedy School News feeds in virtually all social media platforms include engagement...